UFC 247, Bayern vs RB Leipzig, Milan derby: What to watch this week

By Seng Foo 4 February 2020 88
UFC 247, Bayern vs RB Leipzig, Milan derby: What to watch this week
As usual for our Astro Sports Pack subscribers, here are 10 of the best games and events to watch out for on Astro and Astro GO this week (coverage is subject to change).

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets

Schedule: Friday, February 7 @ 11:30am
Channel: Astro Supersport 4 (CH814 & CH834)
Two of NBA title favourites lock horns at the STAPLES Center, which could feature new players from both teams by the time the game takes place as it is after the trade deadline. The Rockets are reportedly keen on swapping Clint Capela for a wing player and picks, while the Lakers have also been looking to get help on the wing.


ONE Championship: Warrior's Code

Schedule: Friday, February 7 @ 6:30pm
Channel: Astro Supersport 2 (CH812 & CH832)
The Istora Senayan in Jakarta, Indonesia, is the stage to crown the inaugural ONE Muay Thai Featherweight Champion as Thailand's Petchmorakot Petchyindee Academy and Russia's Jamal Yusupov face off in the main event of Warrior's Code for the belt.

FIH Men's Pro League: India vs Belgium

Schedule: February 8 & 9
Channel: Astro Supersport (CH811 & CH831)
A clash between the highest ranked teams in Asia and Europe respectively, India host Belgium, who are currently leading the 2020 Men's FIH Pro League standings, for two games at the Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar.

A-League: Sydney FC vs Western Sydney

Schedule: Saturday, February 8 @ 2:00pm
Channel: beIN Sports (CH818)
Despite being unbeaten in their last 12 league matches, runaway A-League leaders Sydney FC will not be taking this fixture lightly. The last time the two teams met, Steve Corica's men suffered their first loss in eight meetings against their neighbours, which was also their only league defeat so far this season. Besides that, this is the first Sydney derby ever to take place at the Jubilee Oval.

Guinness Six Nations: Ireland vs Wales

Schedule: Saturday, February 8 @ 10:15pm
Channel: Rugby Pass TV (CH823)
Wales easily dispatched of Italy 42-0 last week to kick off the 2020 campaign in style, but Ireland, who took down Scotland 19-12 in their opener, should pose a bigger threat for the defending champions.

UFC 247: Jones vs Reyes

Schedule: Sunday, February 9 @ 11:00am
Channel: Fox Sports (CH815 & CH835)
Two belts are on the line at the Toyota Center in Houston this week as Jon Jones (25-1, 1NC) defends his UFC Light Heavyweight Champion title against Dominick Reyes (12-0) and UFC Women’s Flyweight Champion Valentina Shevchenko (18-3) faces Katlyn Chookagian (13-2) in the co-main event.

ITTF Europe Top 16 Cup Finals

Schedule: Sunday, February 9 @ 9:15pm
Channel: Astro Supersport 2 (CH812 & CH832)
All the highest-ranked players in Europe gather in Montreux, Switzerland, once again for the Europe Top 16 Cup with Dimitrij Ovtcharov, who reached the last five finals, winning four, and Petrissa Solja returning to defend their crowns respectively.

Bundesliga: Bayern Munich vs RB Leipzig

Schedule: Monday, February 10 @ 1:00am
Channel: Fox Sports (CH815 & CH835) 
Fresh from overtaking RB Leipzig at the top of the Bundesliga, new league leaders Bayern welcome Julian Nagelsmann's men to the Allianz Arena, aiming to maintain the status quo.

Serie A: Inter Milan vs AC Milan

Schedule: Monday, February 10 @ 3:45am
Channel: Fox Sports (CH815 & CH835)
The Milan derby takes centre stage in this week's Serie A action, promising to be another fiercely contested affair. There is also a mini Manchester United reunion at San Siro with Romelu Lukaku and Ashley Young in black and blue facing Zlatan Ibrahimovic in red and black.

LaLiga: Real Betis vs Barcelona

Schedule: Monday, February 10 @ 4:00am
Channel: beIN Sports (CH818)
Quique Setien returns to Estadio Benito Villamarin for the first time since becoming Barcelona manager. The 61-year-old famously guided Betis to a stunning 4-3 league win over his current team at Camp Nou in November 2018, which was Barca's only league defeat at home in the past three years.

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